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WTC - See what they did to us on 9.11
www.powforum.org/wtc ^ | Steve Golding - steve@powforum.org

Posted on 10/29/2001 9:13:57 PM PST by Gracey

www.politicsandprotest.org

This has been a work-in-progress and began the day after the attack at the World Trade Center and Pentagon. I survived the attack itself by being late to work that day, but I lost many people who were not so lucky. I created the page to honor those I lost, those that America had lost and all of those dedicated, caring human beings who responded to this wanton cowardly act and who we refer to simply as heroes.

This has effected me to the core of my soul. My soul cries out for those that I lost, those I didn't know, for my city, for the Pentagon, for the nation. The page has evolved to what it is now; a remembrance of those that were taken, those who sacrificed their lives in order to sustain our national resolve. We must remember what it is our nation is responding to and keep our flag waving proudly.

Since September 11, I have had the sensation of shaking on the inside and I frequently hold out my hands to make sure that I am not shaking. I suppose that it will subside with time. I know that we will overcome this dark, dark tragedy but I don't think that we will get over it. And I am not too sure that we should ever get over it. We live in a free society but with that freedom comes responsibility. It is our responsibility to continue forward, not allowing these horrific events to change our lives; otherwise the sub-human animals that perpetrated this on us wins.

For those of you who view this as "an opportunity to cease the cycle of violence," I want to remind you that there were 8,000 elementary school children, in grades pre-K through the 5th grades, that had to be evacuated from schools they attended in the shadows of the twin towers - some of whom had parents that worked in one of the 5 buildings that came down; Some of which no longer have mommies, daddies or both. Once we avenge their deaths, once we adequately respond to the worst attack on US soil, then, perhaps, you can talk to me about stopping the cycle of violence, because as far as I am concerned, that is exactly what we are doing right now - making sure that the world knows that when you do this to the United States, you risk unleashing a wrath that you never, ever dreamed of.

We must never forget September 11, America's Day of Emergency, we must remember that there is a price for freedom and a responsibility to freedom. It is our responsibility to defend freedom. Last item and I will get off my soap box: We did not ask for this war. We did not start this war. We will finish this war. We must because if we do not, the message we send is that it is OK to kill thousands of our countrymen and we don't have the resolve to see justice done.

The music on this page is by Enya and the title is Only Time. You have already downloaded the page. Go to your WINDOWS/TEMPORARY INTERNET FILES folder and look for attack.swf (it's large, 7.3 megs). COPY that file (don't move it) to another folder. Then you can copy it to a zip disk or burn it to a CD. If you link to the page that I keep this tribute on, www.powforum.org/wtc please inform me by e-mail so that I can apprise you of any updates. All other users, do a find file or folder and look for attack.swf. Then copy that to another folder. Please note that you will have to open it in your internet browser if you do not have flash installed.

I am humbled by the demand for this page and am deeply, deeply grateful for the overwhelming support for it.

God Bless New York. God Bless Virginia. God Bless America. We will prevail.

Regards,
Steve Golding

www.powforum.org/wtc

Executive Director, PoW/MIA Forum
www.powforum.org

Operation: Just Cause - www.ojc.org

Due to the tremendous demand that this page has created, the bandwidth has gone through the roof. As I understand it, the normal traffic for my entire Internet Provider is 10bps per month. This page is drawing 45 bps per day and I had to bring the page down temporarily. I am going to start listing mirror sites on the www.powforum.org/wtc site so that in the event I go down again, the page can still be viewed. Hopefully that will solve the problem.


TOPICS: Miscellaneous; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: wtc
Dedicated to the men, women and children who lost their lives; all those who sacrificed their lives; And to all the Heroes that responded to the emergency 11 September 2001

What a tear jerker!!! http://attacked911.tripod.com

1 posted on 10/29/2001 9:13:57 PM PST by Gracey
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To: Gracey
I'll try that link again. http://www.politicsandprotest.org
2 posted on 10/29/2001 9:22:24 PM PST by Gracey
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To: Gracey
I can't view the page, says not available, but I will try later. I am sorry, so very sorry that ..... what can words say to express my sympathy for what you feel?
3 posted on 10/29/2001 9:23:16 PM PST by Selara
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To: Selara
Try the link in post 2
4 posted on 10/29/2001 9:24:01 PM PST by Gracey
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To: Gracey
bump
5 posted on 10/29/2001 9:24:24 PM PST by Gracey
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To: Gracey
Thanks for posting this. Here's a link: http://attacked911.com
6 posted on 10/29/2001 9:24:47 PM PST by wienerdog.com
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To: wienerdog.com
Thanks for the help. Can't figure out where I messed up. This is certainly worth viewing.
7 posted on 10/29/2001 9:30:21 PM PST by Gracey
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To: Gracey
I thank you from the bottom of my heart. Perhaps the best tribute I have seen. I was considering how to respond to a pacifist on another board, who complained that America was responding by emotion instead of truth...I know now how I will respond.

How can I relate to someone who has not emotion from this. From our emotion we will draw strength. I will give her this link. God bless you big time.

8 posted on 10/29/2001 9:40:10 PM PST by Selara
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To: Gracey
Makes me want to get even.
9 posted on 10/29/2001 9:40:48 PM PST by boycott
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To: Gracey
Bump!
10 posted on 10/29/2001 9:42:41 PM PST by FReethesheeples
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To: boycott; Gracey
I agree, get even and then some..

Nice piece of work, gets the message across, hope more people can see this to remind them what happened...thanks for putting it together
11 posted on 10/29/2001 9:42:50 PM PST by rolling_stone
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To: Gracey
Beautifully done!

Let us NEVER forget!

We WILL previal!

God Bless America.

12 posted on 10/29/2001 9:54:48 PM PST by FReethesheeples
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To: Gracey
(P.S. I like Enya, too.)
13 posted on 10/29/2001 9:55:23 PM PST by FReethesheeples
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To: Selara
You're a dearie. It's truly a perpetual reminder.
14 posted on 10/29/2001 9:56:28 PM PST by Gracey
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To: wienerdog.com
And thanks for helping me out! It's just not possible to get over 9.11 and I think in time we'll have more events. Just hope our country has the fortitude to stick together and see this through. It won't be easy.
15 posted on 10/29/2001 9:57:55 PM PST by Gracey
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To: Cool Guy; Humidston; katykelly; Taxman; Fiddlstix; basil; DrewsDad; TXBubba; austinTparty...
This is a keeper!!!
16 posted on 10/29/2001 10:06:43 PM PST by Gracey
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To: The Bat Lady; TheSarce; txrangerette; ValerieUSA; VinnyTex; WOSG
A Keeper from 9.11
17 posted on 10/29/2001 10:10:25 PM PST by Gracey
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To: Gracey
Thank You, This is a perfect reminder of what we are fighting for. I suggest we send this to all the media outlets.
18 posted on 10/29/2001 10:12:01 PM PST by MJY1288
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To: MJY1288
I suggest we send this to all the media outlets.

Great idea. How about to all University Professors also.

19 posted on 10/29/2001 10:16:03 PM PST by Gracey
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To: MJY1288
BTW, I love the pic of President Bush and Laura on your home page.
20 posted on 10/29/2001 10:17:08 PM PST by Gracey
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To: Gracey
It's beautiful Gracey...
21 posted on 10/29/2001 10:22:00 PM PST by Texas Mom
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To: Gracey
bump!
22 posted on 10/29/2001 10:29:51 PM PST by KantianBurke
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To: abner; BADJOE; Bob J; citizenx7; ClaireSolt; Commonsense; CounterCounterCulture; Cyber Liberty...
We will NEVER forget!!!
23 posted on 10/29/2001 10:31:24 PM PST by Gracey
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To: Gracey
I survived the attack itself by being late to work that day.

G-d bless ya, G. Let's kick some Afghass.

24 posted on 10/29/2001 10:32:50 PM PST by Lazamataz
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To: Lazamataz
Steve Golding survived...but then, you knew that. He must be one incredible dude.
25 posted on 10/29/2001 10:37:23 PM PST by Gracey
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To: Gracey
Gracey, thank you for the link. Moved me to tears...
26 posted on 10/30/2001 1:11:25 AM PST by LurkerNoMore!
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To: Gracey
This is really beautiful. Thank you for the work you put into this.
27 posted on 10/30/2001 1:16:16 AM PST by jporcus
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To: Gracey
Thanks, Gracey. Heartbreaking. I'm sending the link to everyone I know, lest anyone forget.

Leni

28 posted on 10/30/2001 1:23:56 AM PST by MinuteGal
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To: Gracey
It can also be viewed here, in full screen:

WorldTradeCenter.swf

29 posted on 10/30/2001 1:30:11 AM PST by LBGA
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To: Gracey
EXCELLENT!
30 posted on 10/30/2001 1:32:07 AM PST by jaime1959
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To: Gracey
I VOW TO NEVER FORGET
31 posted on 10/30/2001 1:39:19 AM PST by 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub
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To: JohnHuang2
This is a must see my FRiend.
32 posted on 10/30/2001 1:41:49 AM PST by 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub
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To: Gracey
Thanks for the ping.
33 posted on 10/30/2001 3:42:22 AM PST by IronJack
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To: Gracey
I just emailed it to many of my friends.
34 posted on 10/30/2001 4:19:45 AM PST by FreeAtlanta
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To: Gracey
Bump
35 posted on 10/30/2001 5:04:06 AM PST by JZoback
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To: Gracey
Thanks for the ping to this Gracey.

I watched it yesterday in awe, what a tremendous tribute and reminder to NEVER forget.

36 posted on 10/30/2001 5:28:13 AM PST by Syncro
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To: Gracey
Great one, thanks for the ping!
37 posted on 10/30/2001 5:46:19 AM PST by Jonx6
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To: Gracey
"Those evil, Godless Bastards" was my first thought on 9-11-01 when I realized what happened.

"Those evil, Godless Bastards" is my thought right now.

NUKEM! is my follow-on thought.

“I have sworn upon the altar of God eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.”
[Thomas Jefferson, letter to Benjamin Rush, 1800.]

38 posted on 10/30/2001 5:52:22 AM PST by Taxman
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To: Gracey
I sent this link on to almost everyone in my addy book. I warned them it took a while to load, but that was OK because it would give them time to dig out the tissues.

I don't know if anyone else feels this way, but I found it helpful to cry this morning while watching your slideshow. I've been crying since last night off & on.

The new terrorist warning, both my parents flying on different flights tomorrow, talked to my only sister who works 3 blocks from WTC and can't stand the smell or being on the 30th floor anymore and who is also flying home on Thanksgiving Day, suitcase nukes, new anthrax case and to top it off, I watched the show "Third Watch" last night. Just thinking of what those firefighters, cops and EMT's are still dealing with everyday just sent me over the edge.

I hate feeling this way.

39 posted on 10/30/2001 5:56:33 AM PST by Weatherman123
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To: wienerdog.com
bump
40 posted on 10/30/2001 5:59:39 AM PST by VOA
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To: Gracey
Amen and amen
41 posted on 10/30/2001 8:07:43 AM PST by CounterCounterCulture
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To: LBGA
It can also be viewed here, in full screen: WorldTradeCenter.swf Thanks LBGA.
42 posted on 10/30/2001 9:27:28 AM PST by Gracey
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To: MinuteGal
I'm sending the link to everyone I know, lest anyone forget.

We'd better not EVER forget. Hugs

43 posted on 10/30/2001 9:28:44 AM PST by Gracey
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To: Taxman
NUKEM! is my follow-on thought.

IMO anyone who bombs a bunch of briefcase carrying men and women, janitors, and parents should be NUKED and good. Let's include Saddam, the madman, in your plan, also.

(maybe we can do some scuba diving in that region and take care of this :-))

44 posted on 10/30/2001 9:36:28 AM PST by Gracey
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To: Weatherman123
but I found it helpful to cry this morning while watching your slideshow.

Ditto. It's the normal reaction - losing so many fine human beings. I cry everytime I see the picture of Barbara Olson.

Just thinking of what those firefighters, cops and EMT's are still dealing with everyday just sent me over the edge.

It affects most of us the same way. Write to Steve Golding and let him know. He lives in NYC also. Here's his auto response.

This is an autoresponse due to the volume of e-mail I am receiving on the America Attacked 9 1 1 page that I created located at www.powforum.org/wtc (formerly at www.ojc.org/powforum/wtc).

Due to the tremendous demand that this page has created, the bandwidth has gone through the roof. As I understand yield! --TennysonThis is an autoresponse due to the volume of e-mail I am receiving on the America Attacked 9 1 1 page that I created located at http://attacked911.tripod.com and www.politicsandprotest.org (formerly at www.powforum.org/wtc). Due to the tremendous demand that this page has created, the bandwidth has gone through the roof. As I understand it, the normal traffic for my entire Internet Provider is 10bps per month. This page is drawing 45 bps per day and I had to bring the page down temporarily. I am going to start listing mirror sites on the www.powforum.org/wtc site so that in the event I go down again, the page can still be viewed. Hopefully that will solve the problem.

This has been a work-in-progress and began the day after the attack at the World Trade Center and Pentagon. I survived the attack itself by being late to work that day, but I lost many people who were not so lucky. I created the page to honor those I lost, those that America had lost and all of those dedicated, caring human beings who responded to this wanton cowardly act and who we refer to simply as heroes.

This has effected me to the core of my soul. My soul cries out for those that I lost, those I didn't know, for my city, for the Pentagon, for the nation. The page has evolved to what it is now; a remembrance of those that were taken, those who sacrificed their lives in order to sustain our national resolve. We must remember what it is our nation is responding to and keep our flag waving proudly.

Since September 11, I have had the sensation of shaking on the inside and I frequently hold out my hands to make sure that I am not shaking. I suppose that it will subside with time. I know that we will overcome this dark, dark tragedy but I don't think that we will get over it. And I am not too sure that we should ever get over it. We live in a free society but with that freedom comes responsibility. It is our responsibility to continue forward, not allowing these horrific events to change our lives; otherwise the sub-human animals that perpetrated this on us wins.

For those of you who view this as "an opportunity to cease the cycle of violence," I want to remind you that there were 8,000 elementary school children, in grades pre-K through the 5th grades, that had to be evacuated from schools they attended in the shadows of the twin towers. Some of whom had parents that worked in one of the 5 buildings that came down. Some of which no longer have mommies, daddies or both. Once we avenge their deaths, once we adequately respond to the worst attack on US soil, then, perhaps, you can talk to me about stopping the cycle of violence. Because as far as I am concerned, that is exactly what we are doing right now. Making sure that the world knows that when you do this to the United States, you risk unleashing a wrath that you never, ever dreamed of.

We must never forget September 11, America's Day of Emergency, we must remember that there is a price for freedom and a responsibility to freedom. It is our responsibility to defend freedom. Last item and I will get off my soap box: We did not ask for this war. We did not start this war. We will finish this war. We must because if we do not, the message we send is that it is OK to kill thousands of our countrymen and we don't have the resolve to see justice done.

The music on this page is by Enya and the title is Only Time. You have already downloaded the page. Go to your WINDOWS/TEMPORARY INTERNET FILES folder and look for attack.swf (it's large, 7.3 megs). COPY that file (don't move it) to another folder. Then you can copy it to a zip disk or burn it to a CD. If you link to the page that I keep this tribute on, www.powforum.org/wtc please inform me by e-mail so that I can apprise you of any updates. All other users, do a find file or folder and look for attack.swf. Then copy that to another folder. Please note that you will have to open it in your internet browser if you do not have flash installed.

Again, thank you for the e-mail and as time permits I will personally respond to as many as I can. I am humbled by the demand for this page and am deeply, deeply grateful for the overwhelming support for it.

God Bless New York. God Bless Virginia. God Bless America. We will prevail.

Regards,
Steve Golding

See what they did to us 11 September
www.powforum.org/wtc

Executive Director, PoW/MIA Forum
www.powforum.org

Join Operation: Just Cause
www.ojc.org

45 posted on 10/30/2001 10:17:05 AM PST by Gracey
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To: Gracey
bump
46 posted on 10/30/2001 5:30:53 PM PST by Gracey
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To: Gracey
Good work, Gracey. Hugs back!

Leni

47 posted on 10/30/2001 6:16:11 PM PST by MinuteGal
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To: Gracey
What a beautiful tribute.

Awesome actually, and I believe needed to remind us that we can't get bogged down in petty bickering about anthrax threats and who isn't telling us enough. Or complaining that our government is telling us too much or berating them because they can't explain what they can't even begin to understand yet.

Thanks for alerting me to this. When we forget how this war on innocent people began, we need to replay this tribute.

Jen

48 posted on 10/31/2001 3:30:08 PM PST by IVote2
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To: Gracey
I finally got to see the whole thing tonight because it wouldn't load for me. I wish everyone HAD to see it.

There was a link to it on Best of the Web today which found it from yesterday's Instapundit.com.

Thinkin' Gal told me that you posted it. I'm on FR a lot, but didn't know you had this thread going. Thanks

49 posted on 10/31/2001 6:11:16 PM PST by vrwc54
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